Politics

May 19, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

Any pundit or professor or poobah or peon who tells you the 2016 presidential election is a done deal needs his or her head examined.

May 17, 2016
By:
Mathew Nahdee

My generation’s destiny is to bring about the death of colonization, neo-colonialism, and any other forms of systemic government oppression.

May 11, 2016
By:
David Wilkins

“Dependence is a marker of childhood; independence is the mark of adolescence; and interdependence is the mark of adulthood.” — Larry Alberts

May 10, 2016
By:
Doreen Wonda Johnson

When I was first elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives, I was proud to have earned the support of my people of House District 5 in McKinley & San Juan Counties to represent their voice in the Roundhouse.

May 04, 2016
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Every four years Americans engage in what they believe is the most sacred of public rituals: voting for president. It’s a time when those who are most marginalized in society believe they have a say in decisions that will affect them.

May 03, 2016
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

“Off the reservation” is a term I’ve heard tossed off casually by policymakers and bureaucrats from the White House to Capitol Hill, and by reporters who cover them and editors and producers who place stories and write headlines.

April 29, 2016
By:
Harlan McKosato

A few years ago my son and I were attending a Sunday service at the Albuquerque Indian Baptist Mission here in my neighborhood. The regular church pastor, who is Creek/Arikara, was out of town and he invited a guest speaker to give the sermon.

April 28, 2016
By:
Alex Jacobs

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presidential candidate had to answer to her role in the “military coup” that ousted freely elected President Manuel Zelaya in 2009. Clinton denied it was a military coup although the U.N.

April 26, 2016
By:
Vernice Moncooyea Willis

I am an enrolled member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, also half Ponca Nation descent, and a concerned Democrat, please allow me to share a few reasons to vote for Bernie Sanders and for ICTMN to formally endorse him.

April 24, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

Myth is often more satisfying than truth, and the apocryphal story of two famous novelists is a great example.

F. Scott Fitzgerald is supposed to have said, “The rich are different from us.”

April 13, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

The left coast and the right coast, California and New York, have gotten on board for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. That has been Bernie Sanders’ position. Hillary Clinton bids $12 an hour. The Economist reported last year that if the U.S.

April 11, 2016
By:
Stephen Fox

Women have for centuries struggled to achieve resolutions in the electoral realm, even before Susan B.

April 05, 2016
By:
Frederich Trenchard

The one thing the 50 states that make up the United States of America (not counting insular territories) have in abundance is their claim to land. That vast amount of land is in large part Indian and Indigenous peoples land.

April 04, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.

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